What Why Where: Spring-ish

With yesterday being the first day of Spring (which in Chicago doesn’t mean much, it’s just a little less Winter…and that’s only if we’re lucky), I thought I’d try an unconventional look for the new season. A bit sporty, a little fancy and a whole lotta OMG I’M SHOWING SOME SKIN AND NOT TOTALLY FREEZING.

spring fashion, transitional look

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Back To Bassike

I’ve always found it kind of funny (also, slightly frustrating) that the most simple things in life are the most difficult to find. The ideal salad (that’s actually satisfying and filling…why can’t we have both?), a mascara that does what it says it will do (but wait, I just found that) and perfect basics. There’s a ton of companies out there who offer “the perfect basics” (t-shirts, jeans, sweaters, etc.) but the styles tend to be on the boring side. So, do basics have to be boring?

There must be something in the water down under because yet again, Australia brings us the answer — a not so basic, Bassike.

bassike, perfect basics

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What Why Where: Winter Romper

After three¬†WWW posts in summer gear (RIP) it’s back to boots and puffer coats for me…but I did happen to figure out a way to wear one of those warm weather pieces right now.

ryan storer, single earring

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What Why Where: Bondi Boardwalk

So today’s my first day back in Chicago. Saying I’m jet lagged is an understatement. And looking at these pictures is making me question why I ever came back. BUT, on the bright side I still have exactly one week to try fried chicken pizza and I’m reunited with my guy (also this guy).

In the mean time, here’s a few photos taken along the Bondi Beach boardwalk, which has some really incredible street art (obviously, this one’s my favorite though #puglife).

sydney style, zimmermann

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Almost Edible Accessories

Remember candy necklaces? Ring Pops? Lady Gaga’s meat dress? Well I found a designer here in Australia who is doing something even cooler…

Taco friendship bracelets, anyone?

lucy folk, australian designer

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